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#89 DeSean Smith
Position: Tight End
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 241 lbs.
Class: Sophomore
Experience: 1 Letter
City/State: Lake Charles, La.
High School: Barbe HS
Major: Interdisciplinary Studies
Born: 11/02/1994
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DeSean Smith Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 03/17/2014

Athletic tight end who figures to play a key role in the passing game for LSU in 2014 … Can lineup inside or has speed to split out wide and make plays downfield … Excellent hands … Good in the running game as a blocker … Teammate with 2014 LSU signee Trey Quinn at Barbe High School where the duo formed one of the top pass-catching tandems in Louisiana history.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2013)
Played in all 13 games with no starts as a true freshman in 2013 … Saw action at tight end and on special teams … Caught one pass for 14 yards against UAB in second week of season … Added a tackle vs. UAB on special teams.

HIGH SCHOOL
One of the top pass-catching tight ends in the nation as a senior at Barbe High School in 2012 who has the ability to split outside and make plays down the field … Selected to the 2013 U.S. Army All-American Bowl and played for the West squad … Invited to attend the prestigious U.S. Army Coaches Academy … Notched 815 yards receiving and 11 touchdowns in his senior season … Rated as a consensus four-star prospect by every major recruiting service … Named to the PrepStar Top 150 Dream Team as the No. 92 overall player in the nation … A member of both the ESPN 150 and the Rivals 250 … Regarded as the 68th-best player in the nation by Rivals …  Listed as the No. 2 tight end in the nation by Rivals, No. 4 by 247sports and No. 5 by ESPN … Ranked as the No. 4 prospect in the state of Louisiana by Rivals and No. 5 by ESPN.com and 247sports … A member of the Advocate Super Dozen … Hauled in his second  touchdown with two minutes left in the fourth quarter in Barbe High School’s 27-point comeback against West Monroe in the 5A state semifinal game … Caught two touchdowns in Barbe’s state championship  game loss to Archbishop Rummel High School … Named to the Louisiana Sports Writers Association Class 5A All-State squad his junior and senior season … Hauled in 43 passes for 764 yards and seven touchdowns his junior campaign … Coached by Mike Cutrera.

PERSONAL
Full name is DeSean Jamal Smith … Born on Nov. 2, 1994 in Lake Charles, La. … Parents are Colleen and Gary Smith … Has two siblings – Britny and Tyler.

CAREER HIGHS 
Receptions: 1 at UAB, 2013
Yards: 14 vs. UAB, 2013
Long: 14 vs. UAB, 2013
Touchdowns: 0

SMITH'S CAREER RECEIVING STATISTICS

Year
G-GS
No.
Yds.
TD
Long
2013 13-0 1 14 0 14
2014          
Totals
13-0
1
14
0
14
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